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fall back

verb

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to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • resistance from native forces was greater than expected, and the invading army was forced to fall back

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The first known use of fall back was in 1607

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“Fall back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fall%20back. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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